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Citrix Automation Using Selenium: Is It Possible?

Citrix is a widely used technology that allows businesses to access virtual versions of applications or systems. Many of these businesses also have a need to automate transactions or processes that involve Citrix. Being a popular automation tool, a commonly asked question is therefore: can you automate Citrix using Selenium?

Overcoming Common Citrix Automation Challenges with the Right Tool

Any tester or developer who has tried to automate tests or processes involving Citrix will know the pain that comes with virtual machine automation. Unlike web and desktop applications, there are no objects in Citrix to identify - just images - which poses a considerable challenge in automation.

End-to-end Testing Frameworks: Do They Work?

End-to-end tests help ensure that users can navigate through an application and complete their errands without running into any bugs. Automating end-to-end tests will help teams speed up this area of testing and become more agile. The question is how to approach automation. For many, the answer starts with a framework.

End-to-end Testing Using Selenium

End-to-end testing is a type of test that consists of several components that, combined, are intended to simulate a user’s path through an application. By testing this path from beginning to end, the risk that a user will find a bug can be minimized. 

Oracle Test Automation Frameworks: Why They Don’t Work

Test automation frameworks are often the starting point for building automated tests for Oracle and transitioning to agile development. But they rarely allow businesses to leverage the full potential of automation. Learn why in this blog post.

The Key to Continuous Testing in DevOps

If you’re working with DevOps, there’s a good chance that you’ll know about continuous testing. In this blog post we take a look at continuous testing to understand why it plays a key role in DevOps, and why test automation is essential in enabling continuity.

What is Continuous Testing?

Test automation is widely known and used by businesses globally to achieve efficient, accurate testing. Continuous testing, on the other hand, is a newer term. In this blog post we define what continuous testing is and discuss test automation's role in achieving continuous testing.

Can You Use Selenium to Test Mainframes?

Selenium is one of the most popular open-source testing tools on the market. Many choose Selenium when starting out with automation because it’s free and has a large user-community. It’s no wonder that mainframe testers also ask if Selenium can be used to test their mainframe applications.

Best Practices for Building Maintainable and Scalable Test Automation

There’s a major difference between automating twenty test cases and automating 2000 test cases; while it’s completely possible to take an ad-hoc approach when there are only a few test cases, it becomes an entirely different story when test cases run into the thousands.

How to Build Stable Test Automation

Test automation brings many benefits with it, such as increased execution and reduced risk. But these benefits may be diminished if the tests aren’t performing as intended. There are several reasons why tests become unstable, most of which you can turn around by following these best practices and guidelines.

How to Effectively Analyze Test Automation Results

If you have introduced test automation as a means to achieve more efficient testing, you’re probably also interested in making the test result analysis process as efficient as possible. This requires the right approach and the right set of tools.

How to Automate Testing in the DevOps Lifecycle

Building a DevOps pipeline is no simple task. There are many things to consider and many decisions to make in the process. Automation is a key ingredient for a successful DevOps lifecycle, particularly test automation, which is why we’ll take a closer look at it in this blog post.

Why Test Automation is Critical in DevOps

The need for DevOps has emerged in recent years as a result of a pressure to release product features and updates more frequently. The ability to deliver quality at speed requires increased collaboration and communication across the pipeline as well as adoption of automation, and this is what DevOps work towards.

What is DevOps?

DevOps is, as the name implies, the bridging of development and operations. DevOps is many things. It’s a job title, it’s an approach, it’s a methodology, and it’s a way of thinking. 

Can You Use Selenium Webdriver for Regression Testing?

There are countless automated regression testing tools for web applications on the market. One of the most popular is Selenium WebDriver. In this post, we’ll take a look at Selenium and help you evaluate if it’s the right option for you and your testing team.

How to Make Automation of Regression Testing Cost-Effective

Regression testing is a time-consuming, yet critical, part of testing and quality assurance. This is why many try to automate their regression testing suite. But setting up automation can, in and of itself, be a time-consuming and costly affair, often diminishing the positive effects of automation.

Regression Test Automation Strategy in 8 Steps

You’re probably here because you’ve decided to automate your regression tests. So far so good. But how will you get started? What should you consider? Should you just jump straight into it or take a strategic approach and prepare yourself for the project that lies ahead? Consider the 8 points outlined in this guide and you’ll probably know the answers to these questions by then.

Test Automation and RPA Tools: What's the Difference?

If you’re using test automation and recently began looking into RPA, or if you are new to test automation but using RPA as a means to achieve efficient operations, you might at some point have wondered what the difference is between the two often interchanged terms, as well as if you can use the same tool for both.

[WHITEPAPER] Automating Workday® with LEAPWORK

An increasing number of companies are seeing the benefits of RPA in Workday®. Unfortunately, developing RPA functions is costly and time-consuming, requiring new personnel with specialized and expensive skills. So how can a company get the most out of automation without incurring massive implementation and maintenance costs?

Data-Driven Testing With Codeless Selenium

Data is found everywhere. Whether you are testing an application’s functionality with different data parameters or automating the process of moving data from A to B, you have probably realized by now that data is found to be a key component in most automation cases.

DevOps Automation: 5 Steps Towards Continuous Delivery

Automation is a prerequisite for success with DevOps. But how do you achieve continuous delivery? The answer lies in automation and faster feedback loops.

How to Create a DevOps CI/CD Pipeline (With Example)

A CI/CD pipeline aims to mitigate the risks involved in releasing the software into production. However, its efficiency relies heavily on automation, so achieving success with DevOps stands or falls with how well the development department works with automation and which tools are at their disposal.

The Basics of Automating Oracle - Test automation and RPA

Are you getting started with Oracle RPA or test automation? Then learn the basics here, with our podcast episode on how to succeed with automation and our whitepaper that covers everything you need to know about automating Oracle.

Oracle Robotic Process Automation (RPA): An Introduction

Robotic process automation (RPA) can be used for Oracle to speed up processes and lower risk and costs. Learn how and see examples of use cases for Oracle process automation in this blog post.

Oracle Test Automation: Why It's Critical

For businesses using Oracle software, testing is an essential part of ensuring that business-critical processes run as intended in and between Oracle applications and the business’ remaining ecosystem.

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